R&D Organization

R&D Organization

As of April 1, 2019

R&D Centers

Introducing our R&D centers in Japan.

Introducing our R&D centers in Japan. Science & Innovation Center (Yokohama, Kanagawa) Hiroshima R&D Center (Otake, Hiroshima) Fukuoka R&D Center (Kitakyushu, Fukuoka) Shiga R&D Center (Nagahama, Shiga) Tsurumi R&D Center (Yokohama, Kanagawa) Mie R&D Center (Yokkaichi, Mie) Aichi R&D Center (Toyohashi, Aichi) Osaka R&D Center (Ibaraki, Osaka)

Science & Innovation Center (Yokohama, Kanagawa)

Deploying a wide range of R&D activities from developments that meet the latest needs to those of future technologies by leveraging core technologies of general chemistry such as material design, synthesis and analysis technologies.

Tsurumi R&D Center (Yokohama, Kanagawa)

Promoting innovative technology development such as bio-catalysts for acrylamide production and their application, performance materials on which the features of hydrophilic polymers are leveraged, optic materials and DNA chips.

Aichi R&D Center (Toyohashi, Aichi)

Pursuing customer-oriented development of performance chemical products such as carbon fiber composite materials, which is anticipated to grow, and water environment-related technologies utilizing hollow fiber membranes, and coating materials.

Mie R&D Center (Yokkaichi, Mie)

Promoting wide-ranging developments of new products such as epoxy resins, performance polymers, electrolytes, polymerized toners and catalysts based on solid analytical technologies.

Shiga R&D Center (Nagahama, Shiga)

Pursuing development of new high value-added products based on material design technologies and processing technologies for the fields of high performance films, advanced moldings and composites, and environment and life materials.

Osaka R&D Center (Ibaraki, Osaka)

Promoting the customer-oriented development of products and technologies based on unique macromolecular design for the optical display applications and the environmentally friendly biodegradable plastics.

Hiroshima R&D Center (Otake, Hiroshima)

Promoting comprehensive R&D from basic research to applied research and market development with a focus on MMA monomers, acrylic resins, acrylic fibers and carbon fibers.

Fukuoka R&D Center (Kitakyushu, Fukuoka)

Promoting the industrialization of performance products with a focus on performance polycarbonate, inorganic and organic functional materials with our accumulated technologies.